Scientific Linux Security Update : ghostscript on SL7.x x86_64 (20190903)

High Nessus Plugin ID 128499


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es):

- ghostscript: Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in
 .pdf_hook_DSC_Creator (701445) (CVE-2019-14811)

- ghostscript: Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in setuserparams
 (701444) (CVE-2019-14812)

- ghostscript: Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in setsystemparams
 (701443) (CVE-2019-14813)

- ghostscript: Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in .pdfexectoken
 and other procedures (701450) (CVE-2019-14817)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128499

File Name: sl_20190903_ghostscript_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/04

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-cups, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ghostscript-gtk, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libgs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libgs-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14811, CVE-2019-14812, CVE-2019-14813, CVE-2019-14817

IAVB: 2019-B-0081